Courtesy of Smitten Kitchen
The abundance of crisp, colorful apples this season inspired us to find 10 fantastic, apple-filled dishes for every meal.
From: Simply Recipes
Cinnamony and sweet, apple butter is perfect for spreading on toast (and doesn't actually contain any butter).
From: Real Simple
These soft and smooth maple-infused apples make great use of fall ingredients and work well as a Thanksgiving dessert.
From: Chocolate and Zucchini
Capitalizing on the seasonal produce at the farmers market, this spiced and braised meat dish highlights autumn flavors.
From: Smitten Kitchen
Making your own granola is incredibly easy and satisfying, especially when eating the crunchy, apple-soaked bits for breakfast with a spoonful of yogurt.
This quick dish is a perfect fall dinner paired with mashed potatoes, pasta, sautéed Brussels sprouts or other vegetables. If you can't find local apple cider, try using apple juice instead.
From: Bake or Break
With a crunchy exterior and a moist, fluffy inside, these breakfast scones are perfect for chilly mornings paired with a mug of coffee or tea.
This light, crisp salad is a great appetizer for roasted meats or autumn-inspired pastas.
From: Mother Earth News
Making your own hard cider is something that everyone should try at least once. This easy-to-follow recipe is perfect for a fall housewarming or dinner party.
From: New York Apple Country website
This fast, easy and non-fat side dish is extremely useful when you're short on time or energy.
From: Chef Brian McBride of Blue Duck Tavern
This top-rated apple pie is a classic fall and holiday dessert that never gets old.